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ORR webinar on refugee secondary migrants on September 23rd

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is inviting those who assist refugees to take part in a wbinar on self sufficiency for secondary migrants. Those are refugees that have chosen to move to a new community after initial resettlement. 185 more words


ORR releases $71.5M in refugee service funds withheld in June

An AP article indicates that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) has decided to release the funds it withheld from resettlement agencies in June. The funds were withheld due to the competition for funds from the influx of non-refugee unaccompanied minors from Central America. 223 more words


Once again refugees “fall though cracks” – Congolese family of 13 homeless

A Congolese refugee family of an unnamed resettlement agency in a small town outside Portland, Oregon found themselves homeless this past summer despite a father who is an experienced automotive mechanic. 263 more words


Housing Conditions at Thilawa SEZ Relocation Site

The above is a house built by the Burmese/Myanmar government as housing compensation for families resettled to make way for Phase 1 of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. 680 more words

Athens GA mayor opposes IRC resettlement office

The mayor of Athens, Georgia sent a letter last week to the state officials who control refugee resettlement in Georgia requesting that a plan by the Atlanta office of the International Rescue Committee to bring refugees to Athens be put on hold.  198 more words


Scott Morrison Listen to Someone Who Knows the Law, Child Rights, Assylum and Cambodia. Don't Just Abrogate Our responsibility

Alister Nicholson was Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia. He is now a professor of law at Melbourne University and the founder and patron of Child Rights International. 67 more words

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